Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Legal Advocacy Coordinator

The Legal Advocacy Coordinator serves as a staff member at will of Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). The Legal Advocacy Coordinator provides expertise in assisting survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) throughout their experience within the civil, criminal, and immigration legal systems. They are responsible for leading the development and implementation of legal advocacy services for survivors of IPV, as well as supporting program staff, interns, and volunteers. In addition, they lead efforts to improve community and system-based responses to IPV. The Legal Advocacy Coordinator is part of a team of Coordinators at SPAN whose mission is to advance program and organizational goals through strategic community and in-house collaboration. This role requires working, in-person, in Boulder County.

Find the complete job posting here:  https://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/

Experience Required

You’ve progressive experience working with and advocating for victims of crime and marginalized populations. You are passionate about systems level change. You’ve served as an advocate within civil, criminal, and immigration systems. You’re a collaborator, and have experience advancing program goals in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. You likely have experience with program management and development. You have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, you can communicate with a variety of audiences, you appreciate the details, and you’re organized.

Further Comments

A Day in the Life Provide IPV survivors with immediate and ongoing support and assistance while in contact with legal systems by providing information and access to appropriate community and agency referrals. Coordinate implementation of onboarding and training to prepare team members for providing legal advocacy with survivors of IPV. Manage volunteers, as well as legal clinics within the community. Act as liaison with the legal system and advocacy groups working to improve system response for survivors, especially immigrant, limited English proficiency, QTBIPOC, and LGBTQI+ survivors. Facilitate trainings for community groups, law enforcement and justice system personnel, attorneys, and other victim service providers on IPV and SPAN services through a client-directed, trauma-informed lens. Collaborate with SPAN program staff in implementing internal training and ongoing troubleshooting aimed at increased organizational capacity for providing legal advocacy and decreased duplication of services Collect and analyze data from court watches, arrest information, and internal statistics and case reports to track trends, develop training curricula, and strategize advocacy efforts.


An additional $100 per month ($1,200 per year) bilingual pay differential is available for proven Spanish language proficiency. Compensation also includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, retirement plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, and Employee Assistance Program.



How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org. We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by mail at SPAN, Attn: HR, 835 North St, Boulder CO 80304. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
835 North St
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303.449.8623

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